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Welcome Brian Herstig

New Jewish Federation of St. Louis CEO Brian Herstig had only been on the job for 26 hours when Hear for Good host Karen Sher welcomed him on the podcast! Brian talks about his family, his wealth of experience in the Jewish communal world, and his love for The Ohio State University. Find out even more about Brian by watching this YouTube video.

Federation VP Mindee Fredman named to Mandel Executive Leadership Program

Mindee Fredman, the Vice President of Community Impact at the Jewish Federation of St. Louis, has been selected as a member of Cohort II for the prestigious Mandel Executive Leadership Program. The program provides rising leaders of Jewish Community Centers (JCCs) and Jewish Federations the opportunity to frame community challenges, envision communal futures, and strategize…

The St. Louis Jewish Book Festival Returns

The St. Louis Jewish Book Festival is one of the largest and most respected festivals of its kind in the country. Now in its 41st year, the Festival returns Nov. 3 with famed fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi kicking off the fortnight of nationally known speakers who are either Jewish or writing on Jewish themes. In this episode, Karen Sher, Federation’s Vice President of Community Engagement, talks with Amy Bornstein, Festival Director, about this year’s Festival and the year-round work that went into putting it together.

Applications open for Kranzberg Family Foundation Grants

The Kranzberg Family Foundation, a supporting foundation of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis, is accepting applications for its 2020 funding cycle from St. Louis area 501(c)(3) organizations and congregations. This year celebrates the 12th funding cycle for the Foundation. Established through a generous commitment from Ken Kranzberg, the Foundation’s purpose is to provide funds…

JProStl seeks nominations for Peer Recognition, Partnership awards

JProStl, the association dedicated to supporting professionals working at Jewish organizations throughout St. Louis, is now accepting nominations for the 15th Annual JProStl Peer Recognition Awards and the 5th Annual JProStl Partnership Award. The theme for the event is “Drive to Succeed.” Nominations can be submitted by any staff person at a Jewish organization, day…